May 26, 2024
Annapolis, US 82 F

Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Camps

handsThe Chesapeake Life Center now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising. Held simultaneously at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, both programs will take place the weekend of Aug. 9 – 11, 2013.

For one weekend during August, Chesapeake Life Center staff and trained volunteers give grieving children and teens the gifts of hope and healing.

Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, provides time for children to share their stories, play and work together and enjoy canoeing and swimming. Camp Nabi has served more than a thousand children and adolescents since opening the program 20 years ago.

Phoenix Rising is a weekend retreat for teens who will explore coping strategies while making new friends and participating in activities. Since its beginning 10 years ago, the camp has served hundreds of teens from both counties.

Both camps provide a challenging and interactive program supported by a professional staff and team of trained volunteers to help participants process their grief in a safe, accepting environment.

Campers are able to:

  • Share feelings and memories
  • Find out that they are not alone in this experience
  • Learn about grief
  • Explore appropriate coping strategies in dealing with grief
  • Make new friends and have fun

Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center located at 975 Indian Landing Road in Millersville.

For more information or to register for Camp Nabi or Phoenix Rising, please contact the Chesapeake Life Center at 410-987-2129 or visit

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